Our Vision

Julianne Young Weddings is an internationally published & national award winning wedding planning and design company based in Calgary, Alberta that services an international list of clients for beautiful weddings throughout western Canada & beyond. With the Canadian Rockies as our backyard, we are blessed with some of the most gorgeous backdrops right at home, and helping clients both locally and from abroad experience a perfect wedding in Canada is our specialty.

Through a range of comprehensive planning & design programs tailored to our clients needs, we excel in flawlessly produced & thoughtfully designed weddings that are timeless, elegant and romantic. We craft each wedding to fit our client’s style & vision, and add meaningful details to create a one-of-a-kind wedding.

Julianne Young Weddings is dedicated to providing a high quality service, impeccable attention to detail, and an extraordinary wedding planning experience. By valuing the individuality of our couples, we take the time to be both strategic and creative with every event to create a completely bespoke wedding for our clients and their guests.

We are honoured to be the 2018 Wedding Professional of the Year, as well as finalists in 2018 and winners in 2015 “Best Wedding Over $75K” category at the Canadian Special Event Awards. Our team has also been finalists in 2016 and 2017 for the “Best Wedding Under $75K”, and we are incredibly humbled to be featured across multiple prestigious magazines & blogs, a few of which are listed below.



What Sets Us Apart

1

We have style.

Thoughtfully designed weddings that are timeless, romantic & planned to perfection. It's who we are and what we do best. We can help you assemble the perfect team of vendors to execute your vision.

2

We are professionals.

With experience comes consistency. Let our years of experience and knowledge of the industry help guide you through the planning and coordination process with ease & grace. Customer service is our most prized asset.

3

We give back.

We offer a complimentary floral donation service to our clients, and will donate flowers from your wedding to seniors homes & hospice societies in our community - Giving you the opportunity to make a difference.


Meet Julianne

“To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work” – Sister Mary Lauretta

Winner of the 2018 Wedding Professional of the Year at the Canadian Event Industry Awards, Julianne Young is the founder of the company and one of Calgary’s most experienced & sought after wedding planners. With multiple awards and publications both nationally and internationally behind her name, Julianne excels in producing large scale & beautifully designed weddings for couples around the world. She has been certified under the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada since 2008 and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Entrepreneurship, before starting the company in 2011.

Julianne is known for her timeless & elegant design style and an impeccable attention to detail, that when coupled with her background in floral design, pushes all of her wedding designs beyond mediocrity. Julianne’s energy and passion is contagious; and her love for her work is shown through her genuine desire to go above and beyond to serve her clients. Julianne is also completely inspired by love, which is why she considers wedding planning to be “her calling” in life. Through her company, Julianne is honoured to have found a way to share her gift and give couples around the world an unforgettable memory of their wedding day – One of the greatest celebrations of life and love.


Meet the Team

  • Aimsley Braun

    Wedding Producer

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    Aimsley Braun

    Wedding Producer

    Aimsley Braun has been a Wedding Producer at Julianne Young Weddings since 2013. Following the completion of the Event Management Program at Bow Valley College, Aimsley started in the industry as a venue coordinator and eventually joined the team to satisfy her lifelong love for weddings. Aimsley's expertise lies in her keen attention to detail in logistics and event production, yet you know with Aimsley it will always be done with a kind heart & warm smile. She can be found working behind the scenes with your vendors to ensure all the T’s are crossed leading up to your wedding day, and that her couples are feeling nothing but excitement and joy. On the wedding day, Aimsley thrives in bringing the vision to life to create an unforgettable experience for both her couples and their guests. With her high energy & genuine warmth, Aimsley has an ability to connect with her clients and make them feel at ease. She will go above and beyond to create beautiful memories for her couples on their wedding day, and can always be seen shedding a tear in the back of the ceremony, which is a testament to how much she really cares.

  • Sacha Gigliuk

    Wedding Coordinator

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    Sacha Gigliuk

    Wedding Coordinator

    Sacha is the newest member of the Julianne Young Weddings team, joining in the summer of 2019. She began her career with a Bachelor of Education Degree in 2014 and taught as an elementary school French Immersion teacher for 4 years. She met Julianne and Aimsley while planning her own wedding and she absolutely fell in love with the process. Seeking a new challenge, Sacha left the classroom in order to pursue a career as a Wedding Coordinator. Sacha has a way of making everyone around her feel valued & welcome. With her calm presence and positive attitude, Sacha is able to manage the many elements of a wedding day while making sure her clients feel relaxed and enjoy their special day. As a JYW Alumni bride herself, Sacha can also fully relate to her clients experiences & provides each of them with the amazing customer service our team is known for. Outside of planning weddings, Sacha can be found walking her yellow lab Lily, and going on date-nights with her husband Kent.

  • Ciara Stewart

    Bridal Stylist & Event Concierge

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    Ciara Stewart

    Bridal Stylist & Event Concierge

    Ciara has been involved in the fashion & beauty industry from an early age, and as such the transition into bridal styling was a natural step. With multiple beauty pageant titles behind her name, one of them being Miss Calgary 2018, Ciara is passionate about helping others and is an active member in many volunteer organizations across the city. This background has given her extensive experience in garment care & handling high end gowns, which coupled with her genuine kindness and enthusiasm to help others feel the best version of themselves they can be, makes the perfect right-hand gal on your wedding day. Currently studying psychology at the University of Calgary, Ciara also mentors young models and actors, where she instills confidence-building skills & helps lift up her students to achieve their goals.